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After a hectic work week, we all really look forward to the weekend. But have you ever found that your precious weekend passes by all too quickly and you feel like you didn’t get much out of it? One way to get out of that situation is to plan something substantial.

Whether you want a lazy Sunday brunch with the family, a fancy dinner with a special someone, a spa date for some Me time, drinks at a cool lounge, or a fun family staycation, you can find all these at the Pan Pacific Singapore, which offers a variety of great options.

1. Sunday brunch with the family

Check out the Sunday brunch at Pan Pacific Hotel’s Edge restaurant with unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne (for the adults) to accompany a buffet feast of roasted meats, fresh seafood on ice, local delights, pastas, a Swiss Cheese Fondue Station, a whole selection of delectable desserts and much more. For the entertainment, a live band is on in sessions throughout the brunch and there’s also some entertainment for the kids with a roving balloon artist and a cotton candy machine for a sugar high. $74 per child from six to 12 years old, $148 per adult including soft drinks, and $208 per adult including unlimited Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label pours.


2. A fancy dinner

The dining options at Pan Pacific are stellar. A go-to location for good food from different culinary cuisines. Sitting amidst a sprawling Japanese roof garden, Keyaki is a favourite for its on point, perfectly presented Japanese fare. The Tepanyaki and sashimi here is to die for, by the way. There’s also Hai Tien Lo for award-winning Cantonese food and Rang Mahal that serves fine Northern Indian cuisine.


3. Spa date with yourself

There’s nothing quite like the tranquility of a spa and an invigorating treatment to set you right and St. Gregory spa is a go-to. You can go for the beautifying facials or stimulating body treatments ala carte – from a milk bath to a tui na massage, a mud wrap to a foot reflexology massage, an oxygen facial to a detox scrub. From $70 for a 30 min foot massage to $400 for the Perfect For Two package of a full body massage and milk bath for two.


4. Drinks at a cool lounge

You cannot miss the hotel bar, Atrium. It is situated on the ground floor in the middle of the hotel and features seating pods floating over a reflection pool. The 44-meter long bar is also the longest bar in Asia, and it serves up premium beers, wines, cocktails and spirits. A great lounge to kick back and relax over drinks and also the perfect place for its Instagrammable backdrop.


5. A fun staycation

If you have young kids, check out the hotel’s Great Fun-mily Escapade Package. More than just an extra cot bed for the kids and some token amenities, the themed rooms are complete with fun, colourful bedding, a teepee tent, bath toys, colouring pencils and books, bathrobes and bedroom for the kids, and activities too. Stay over a weekend on this package and children can go on a treasure hunt on the lifestyle floor on level four where they can redeem a surprise treat upon completion too. Package price starts from SGD510++ per night for two adults and two children under 12 years old.